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TubeMogul InPlay - Flash Player Interaction Metrics and Analytics

Illumenix is an in-depth online video metrics and analytics service. They offer a wide range of services including syndication tracking, player tracking and Flash Video Analytics via their StreamLighter service which integrates into Flash video players. StreamLighter tracks viewing habits as well as video interactions ...

Video Search "buzz" for Presidential Candidates' Names Closely Matches Vote Results

Many data surveys were publicized during the 2008 election comparing the online popularity of candidates in the social media space, including for video content. But does online buzz match really match up with offline conversions, in this case - voting patterns for presidential candidates? When ...

Measuring Social Media Buzz With Video (how Obama Beat McCain)

What are people saying about you, where are they saying it, how are they saying it (with text, video, images), is it positive or negative, and how should you act on it? A new "Prime Buzz" metric tool, created by the search marketing firm Prime ...

Video SEO and "Defensive Reputation Management"

In an extension from our original article on online reputation management with video, ReelSEO's Grant Crowell recently interviewed Jordan Glogau, speaker from the Search Marketing Expo East conference in New York earlier this month, on the panel "Search and Reputation Management." Jordan is the SEO ...

Dailymotion Subtitle Capabilities In Multiple Languages

DailyMotion call themselves the world's largest independent video entertainment website (so does Metacafe). However, we have found out that they have just added the ability to put subtitles right into any videos you upload which might propel them into that position. The new feature allows ...

VideoSurf's Up Dude - Radical or Bogus Video Search?

VideoSurf - Just another video Search Engine? VideoSurf states they have taken video search to a whole new level by allowing computers to see inside of the content of videos. The search engine then bases its results on visual identification according to the site and ...

New Online Social Video Networking and Discovery Platform - Have You Seen It Yet?

SeenItYet is a social video discovery platform for people who like to entertain their friends.  It's your source for the funniest new videos from across the internet and it's also a more fun and interactive way to share your favorite videos.

Is Google Universal Search Biased Towards YouTube?

The short answer is....   It certainly seems so!  There was a great post today from Sherwood Stranieri of SearchEngineLand titled, "Is Google Universal Search A Walled Garden?." The nice thing about this article is that the author takes a fairly objective approach, giving Google the ...

Google Applies "clustering" and Titles To Video Results

Google is now featuring video listings from its universal search results pages in a 2-column, 2x2 format, similar to its format for featuring 2-columns of links of popular websites....

MetaCafe & YouTube to Use UGC To Improve Video Search?

As you likely have heard, Youtube recently a new annotations feature that basically enables video creators to add add background information to a video hosted on Youtube. You can also use the annotations to link to related YouTube videos, channels, or search results from within ...

Adap.tv Helps Publishers Adapt To Video Advertising

This past week at the Streaming Media East conference in New York City, I had the privilege of speaking with the CEO of Adap.tv, Amir Ashkinazi. Prior to forming adap.tv, Amir was a founder and the CTO of Shopping.com. Amir told me all about their ...

Top WordPress Video Plugins for Video Blogs

Top Wordpress Video Plugins for Video Blogs

WordPress bloggers are hosting and showcasing their video and audio files on their blogs in as many ways as possible. It is possible due to the availability of many plugins for the WordPress. The process of adding video, audio and other multimedia files to your ...

Google SERPs Video Thumbnails - Not Just Youtube

Google SERPs Video Thumbnails   Not Just Youtube

Well, I am surprised that I have not seen anyone really talk about this much, however, there are quite a few sites other than Youtube which are successfully obtaining video thumbnails in the Google universal search results pages. Furthermore, it seems that there is really ...

New Video Marketing Tool Launched At Video Search Summit

Tomorrow, at the Video Search Summit, Videoagency and Reelseo will announce the availability of a new video marketing campaign management tool for SEO companies and agencies. ReelSEO, the leading media resource for video search optimization is announcing a strategic partnership with Videoagency (The next-gen video ...

Aaron Wall's 5 Video Search Optimization Tips

Aaron Wall of SEO Book (you likely know of Aaron if you have done anything in search engine optimization" has done a special guest post on O'Flaherty blog with some excellent tips about using video SEO. Excerpt: "Six more bonus video optimization tips: When in ...